Allison Kilkenny is the co-host of the progressive political podcast Citizen Radio (wearecitizenradio.com) and independent journalist who blogs at allisonkilkenny.com. Her work has appeared in The American Prospect, the LA Times, In These Times, Truthout and the award-winning grassroots NYC newspaper the Indypendent.
This week, the movement experienced a cross-country resurgence. What’s next?
This year’s march was led by immigrant and youth activists pressing for long-awaited justice.
The upcoming protests have already attracted the attention of authorities—including the FBI.
After a series of events this week, is the austerity consensus unraveling?
Why? Because the Postal Service caters primarily to the poor.
Without a mechanism to ensure equality of access in all Boston communities, it's inevitable that wealthier communities will have access to the good schools.
Britain's worst off are getting hit harder today than at the height of Thatcherism in 1983. The Tory's regressive "bedroom tax" only makes thing worse.
As Chicago Public Schools plans mass school closings, its interests lie in public perception—not facilitating a space for students, parents and activists to defend their schools.
Sixty-two percent of all bankruptcies are due to medical debt—and Occupy activists aren’t letting the medical-industrial complex get away with it.